Nigeria Is blessed however very corrupt — says British envoy, Catriona Laing Catriona Laing The British Excessive Commissioner in Nigeria, Catriona…
Nigeria Is blessed however very corrupt — says British envoy, Catriona Laing
The British Excessive Commissioner in Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has mentioned Nigeria’s main downside is corruption.
She mentioned the nation is blessed with the human and materials assets wanted for its desired improvement however was being tied down by pervasive corrupt practices.
Laing spoke yesterday when she visited the nation house of former Home of Representatives member, Prince Ned Nwoko, at his nation house in Idumuje-Ugboko, Aniocha North Native Authorities space of Delta State.
The excessive commissioner mentioned Nigeria has ample assets that needs to be harnessed for its future development in numerous areas of endeavours.
She mentioned: “The tragedy of Nigeria is corruption, in any other case the nation is enormously blessed with human and materials assets for the wanted improvement.”
Laing hailed Nwoko for establishing a Sports activities college known as STARS College in his neighborhood, in addition to his drive for the eradication of malaria from Africa via the Ned Nwoko Basis.
She famous that such an establishment would create the platform for sports activities improvement and in flip carry financial features, as individuals would leverage on the dynamics of sporting enterprise to take a position.
Nwoko restated his dedication to contribute to Nigeria’s improvement, saying restructuring remained necessary within the efforts to sort out the present challenges rocking the nation.
The lawyer mentioned his proposed mannequin for restructuring focuses on “full autonomy to native governments and whole overhaul of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC)”.
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